Amazon Armor

Boryana Rossa Works 2013-2014

This book covers my projects completed in 2013 and 2014,

representing my thoughts on the body as an active political agent

that constructs the attitude towards ourselves and the others. All

works have been inspired by my double mastectomy and the

changes in my physical and mental understanding of self after

this radical body change. The myth about the women-warriors –

the Amazons – who cut their breasts off to better steady their bows,

was the inspiration not only for this series of projects but also for

the way I think about myself, my new body shape, its functionality

and beauty.

Boryana Rossa, 2014

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